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DESIGN
Two New Flexible Standing Desk Options
If you've made a New Year's Resolution to get up and be active more often, switching to a standing desk makes for a reasonable action item. As it turns out, standing up all day in the office doesn't work for everyone, so it's wise to find a flexible...
STYLE
Morgans Toiletries Subscription
Launched in late 2015, the Morgans subscription service hopes to never have you wandering into a drugstore for a late-night toothpaste pick-up ever again—or for shampoo, conditioner, toilet paper or deodorant for that matter. Every two months...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Design Legend Richard Sapper Dies at 83 Legendary industrial designer Richard Sapper has died at the age of 83. Throughout his nearly 60 year long career, the German-born, Italy-based designer worked to create products that not only looked...
TECH
Lighting Science's "Good Night" Biological LED Lamp
Most of us are aware of the fact that there's more to a good night's sleep than an excellent mattress. In fact, there are so many tangential sleep industries—from pills, teas, apps and creams all the way to therapy. Until recently, however, countless...
GROOMING_HEALTH
Mask Duo Set
Two face mask concoctions—one to detoxify and one to nourish—are included in Glossier's Mask Duo Set. With the invigorating Mega Greens Galaxy Pack your skin is delivered a refresher with bitter orange peel, avocado oil and more. In turn, the Moisturizing...
ELECTRONICS_APPLIANCES
Band 2
In the second reiteration of its fitness tracker, Microsoft swaps out the flat display for a curved one (now protected with Gorilla Glass 3), creating a more refined look and fit. Underneath the hood are 11 sensors (including built-in GPS) that track...
GROOMING_HEALTH
Brighten Pineapple + Gemstone Mask
Made with the best all-natural ingredients—focusing on those that are plant-based, organic and food-grade—Herbivore's new Pineapple + Gemstone Mask promises to refresh and brighten your skin—giving you a healthy glow. With pineapple and papaya (to...
DESIGN
Find Out What Nana Will Do Next
From being blasted by a firehose to diving into a dumpster, Nexcare Nana—the brand's fearless hero—has been through just about every dirty, grimy and soaking wet situation one could think up. That is, until the brand called on the public to submit...
STYLE
CONTEXT's No-Nonsense Gender Neutral Skincare Line
During the colorful, romantic and bold Spring 2016 presentations taking place at last week's NYFW, a new skincare brand with noticeably clean, straightforward packaging was being used on Public School's models to prep bright complexions for the...
FOOD_DRINK
Animated Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Mustard
Forgo those store-bought condiments and try your hand at making your own. In addition to tasting better, your sauces and spreads will also avoid those unnecessary added preservatives and "natural" flavors. This simple recipe (just three steps) for...
STYLE
MAKE's Naxos Collection for All Genders
NYC-based MAKE launched in 2013 as a beauty line determined to be different. The high-quality, paraben-free products are made locally in NYC (with the savings passed on to customers through their e-commerce structure), unexpected collaborations...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. The Last Living 9/11 Search Dog Gets the Best Day Ever Once in a while, BarkBox will choose a special pup and treat them to a “Dog’s Best Day.” And no dog is more deserving than their latest honoree Bretagne: the last known living search and...
TECH
Jawbone UP Gets Back on Track
Released earlier this spring, the new generation of Jawbone UP products (2, 3 and 4, the latter which includes contactless AmEx payments on top of heart rate and temperature tracking) offered a favorable initial impression, but after a few weeks...
FOOD_DRINK
Animated Recipe: Baked Tofu
Here’s an easy-to-follow recipe that results in restaurant-quality, crispy tofu—without breaking out the frying pan. Serve it with your favorite sauce or on top of your favorite noodles, salad or rice. Also, feel free to get creative and marinate your...
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CH25: Kegan Schouwenburg
Mention “orthotics” and most will hobble away quickly to avoid the Grandma-shoe stigma. But NYC-based start-up SOLS is simplifying the process with a non-invasive digital fitting that results in corrective insoles customized to your needs. The...
TECH
CH25: Tal Danino
Programming bacteria to sniff out and treat cancer. It may sound like something out of the future, but it’s exactly what Tal Danino is doing right now. A bioengineer, TED Fellow and postdoctoral fellow at MIT, Danino specializes in manipulating...
FOOD_DRINK
Animated Recipe: Banana Boat
Whether you’re looking for a new breakfast idea, an after-school snack or pre/post-workout sustenance, the Banana Boat is sure to grab your attention. This quick and super-easy recipe is the perfect, healthy treat—and involves no actual cooking at...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. How to Survive Work on Little to No Sleep Eight hours of sleep might be recommended for a good night's rest, but it’s not always possible—especially with work deadlines, late-night partying and nightmares getting in the way. Luckily, scientists...
FOOD-DRINK
Animated Recipe: Salted Coconut + Almond Granola
Homemade granola is almost always tastier than a store-bought kind—and healthier. Store-bought granolas are often full of sugar and preservatives and yet, they can still lack flavor. In this flavorful recipe, you can dictate your own level of sweetness...
FOOD-DRINK
Animated Recipe: Spaghetti Squash
This very low carb, naturally gluten-free pasta alternative contains less than a quarter the amount of carbohydrates as regular pasta, and it’s super-easy to prepare. Spaghetti squash takes on the texture of pasta when cooked, making it the perfect...
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